William E. Scheuerman

Bill Scheuerman is the James H. Rudy Professor of Political Science at Indiana University Bloomington. Bill’s primary research and teaching interests are in modern political thought, German political thought, democratic theory, legal theory, and international thought. His most recent books are End of Law: Carl Schmitt in the Twenty-First Century (Rowman & Littlefield, 2020) and Civil Disobedience (Polity Press, 2018). He is also the author of Between the Norm and the Exception: The Frankfurt School and the Rule of Law (MIT, 1994), which won two prestigious awards, as well as Carl Schmitt: The End of Law (Rowman & Littlefield, 1999), Liberal Democracy and the Social Acceleration of Time (Johns Hopkins, 2004), Frankfurt School Perspectives on Globalization, Democracy, and the Law (Routledge 2008), Hans J. Morgenthau: Realism and Beyond (Polity, 2009), and The Realist Case for Global Reform (Polity, 2011). He has edited The Rule of Law Under Siege (California, 1996), From Liberal Democracy to Fascism: Legal and Political Thought in the Weimar Republic (Humanities Press, 2000) (with Peter Caldwell), High-Speed Society: Social Acceleration, Power, and Modernity (Penn State, 2009) (with Hartmut Rosa), and Cambridge Companion to Civil Disobedience (Cambridge, 2021). Bill has published in many professional journals, including Constellations, History of Political Thought, International Theory, Journal of Political Philosophy, Political Research Quarterly, Politics & Society, Review of International Studies, and Social Research. A recipient of numerous prestigious grants and fellowships, he serves on editorial boards for a number of journals, including Constellations, European Journal of Political Theory, International Relations, International Studies Review, Journal of International Political Theory, and Review of Politics.